Cho Kwang-rae

Cho Kwang-rae (Korean: 조광래, born March 19, 1954) is a South Korean football former manager, who managed FC Seoul and South Korea, president of Daegu FC

Cho Kwang-rae
Cho Kwang-Rae
Personal information
Full name Cho Kwang-rae
Date of birth March 19, 1954 (age 65)
Place of birth Jinju, South Korea
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1973–1977 Yonsei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1979 Pohang Steelworks
1980–1981 ROK Army
1982–1987 Daewoo Royals 44 (3)
National team
1975–1986 South Korea 100 (15)
Teams managed
1987–1992 Daewoo Royals (assistant)
1992 South Korea (assistant)
1992–1994 Daewoo Royals
1995–1997 Suwon Samsung Bluewings (assistant)
1999–2004 Anyang LG Cheetahs
2007–2010 Gyeongnam
2010–2011 South Korea
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 December 2007
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 July 2007
Cho Kwang-rae
Revised RomanizationJo Gwang-lae
McCune–ReischauerCho Kwang-rae



Daewoo Royals

South Korea Universiade

South Korea



Anyang LG Cheetahs


International goals

Results list South Korea's goal tally first.
Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
July 22, 1977 Kuala Lumpur  Indonesia 1 goal 5-1 1977 Merdeka Cup
July 26, 1977 Kuala Lumpur  Burma 1 goal 4-0 1977 Merdeka Cup
July 12, 1978 Kuala Lumpur  Japan 1 goal 4-0 1978 Merdeka Cup
December 10, 1978 Bangkok  Bahrain 2 goals 5-1 1978 Asian Games
September 8, 1979 Seoul  Sudan 1 goal 8-0 1979 President's Cup
September 16, 1979 Incheon  Bangladesh 3 goals 9-0 1979 President's Cup
August 29, 1980 Gwangju  Bahrain 1 goal 5-0 1980 President's Cup
June 10, 1986 Puebla  Italy 1 goal (o.g.) 2-3 1986 FIFA World Cup
October 3, 1986 Seoul  Indonesia 1 goal 4-0 1986 Asian Games
October 5, 1986 Seoul  Saudi Arabia 1 goal 2-0 1986 Asian Games


  1. ^ "축구대표1陣 보강 2陣6명 편입┈대학선발군도 뽑아" (in Korean). Kyunghyang. 1 July 1976.
  2. ^ "Universiade 1976". RSSSF. 14 November 2003.

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1979 President's Cup Football Tournament

1979 President's Cup was the ninth competition of President's Cup. The competition was held from 8 September 1979 to 21 September 1979. The tournament was won by Vitória FC of Brazilian football club team for the first time, who defeated Korea Republic in the final.

1981 Jakarta Anniversary Tournament

The 1981 Jakarta Anniversary Tournament was held from August 13 to 21 in Jakarta. Eight teams participated.

1981 President's Cup Football Tournament

1981 President's Cup was the 11th competition of President's Cup. The competition was held from 13 June 1981 to 26 June 1981. Korea Republic and Racing Córdoba played out a 2–2 draw and shared the trophy.

1983 Daewoo Royals season

The 1983 season was Daewoo's first ever season in the Korean Super League in South Korea. Daewoo competed in League.

1983 K League

Korean Super League 1983 was first ever season of top football league in South Korea. Total 5 teams are participated in the league. Two of them are professional teams (Hallelujah and Yukong Elephants), three of them are amateur teams (POSCO, Daewoo and Kookmin Bank).

League began 8 May 1983 and ended 25 September 1983. Season was operated its season in two stages, first stage was held in five cities (Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Jeonju, Daejeon) and second stage was held in first stage's 5 cities plus 4 cities (Gwangju, Chuncheon, Masan, Andong).

1984 Daewoo Royals season

The 1984 season was Daewoo Royals' second season in the Korean Super League in South Korea. Daewoo Royals competed in League.

1986 FIFA World Cup Group A

Group A of the 1986 FIFA World Cup was one of six groups of national teams competing at the 1986 FIFA World Cup. The group's first round of matches began on 31 May and its last matches were played on 10 June. Most matches were played at the Estadio Olímpico Universitario in Mexico City or at the Estadio Cuauhtémoc in Puebla. Eventual champions Argentina topped the group, joined in the second round by 1982 champions Italy as well as Bulgaria. South Korea were making their first appearance in the tournament since 1954.

1996–2003 FC Seoul (Anyang LG Cheetahs) seasons

This article is about 1996-2003 seasons of FC Seoul.

2011 AFC Asian Cup Group C

Group C of the 2011 AFC Asian Cup was one of four groups of nations competing at 2011 AFC Asian Cup. The group's first round of matches were played on 10 January and its last matches were played on 18 January. All six group matches were played at venues in Doha, Qatar. The group consisted of Australia, South Korea, India (the 2008 AFC Challenge Cup champions) and Bahrain.

FC Seoul

FC Seoul (Korean: FC 서울) is a South Korean professional football club based in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, that plays in the K League 1. The club is owned by GS Sports, a subsidiary of GS Group.

The club was officially founded as Lucky-Goldstar Football Club in 1983, by the Lucky-Goldstar Group. FC Seoul have won six League titles, two FA Cups, two League Cups and one Super Cup. FC Seoul is one of the most successful and popular clubs in the K League 1, with financial backing from the GS Group.

In 2012, FC Seoul was evaluated as the most valuable football brand in the K League Classic.

Football at the 1986 Asian Games

Football at the 1986 Asian Games was held in Seoul, South Korea from 20 September to 5 October 1986. Singapore boycotted to dispatch the national football team.

Gyeongnam FC

Gyeongnam FC (Hangul:경남 FC) is a South Korean football club based in Gyeongsangnam-do. Its home stadium is in Changwon, the capital of South Gyeongsang Province. Gyeongnam FC was founded in 2006 and joined the K League as its 14th club for the 2006 season.

Korea Football Association

The Korea Football Association (Hangul: 대한축구협회; Hanja: 大韓蹴球協會, Daehan Chukgu Hyeophoe) is the governing body of football in South Korea. Park Seung-bin was the very first President of the KFA, charged with the task of promoting and spreading organised football in the Korea. The budget for 2011 was ₩103,123,529,503.

List of FC Seoul managers

This article is regarding all FC Seoul managers.

List of FC Seoul records and statistics

Below are statistics and records related to FC Seoul.

Park Chung-hwi

Park Chung-hwi (Hangul: 박정휘; 1908 – ?) was a South Korean football player and manager.

The South Korea national football team manager was first established in May 1948 with the appointment of Park Chung-hwi.

Seo Jung-won

Seo Jung-Won (born December 17, 1970 in Gwangju, South Korea) is a football player and coach from South Korea. Nicknamed nalssen dori (speedy Gonzales-equivalent in Korean) in his native Korea, he was reportedly offered a contract from FC Barcelona and other European Club giants after his performances at the 1992 Summer Olympics. Though Seo played mainly in the K League, he played for both FC Red Bull Salzburg and SV Ried as a forward and midfielder in the Austrian Bundesliga.

He made his professional debut in the South Korean K League for FC Seoul, then known as LG Cheetahs, and played at Suwon Samsung Bluewings from 1998 to 2004. He has over 100 caps for his nation, and he was selected as a member of the South Korea national football team at the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cup, and the 1990, 1994, and 1998 Asian Games. His contract with SV Ried expired in May 2006.

After South Korea national football team's head coach Pim Verbeek resigned in July 2007, Seo entered the list for the vacant managerial position for the South Korean national team. From 2009 to 2010, he and his former national teammate and close friend, Hong Myung-Bo, worked together as a part of the coaching staff for the South Korea U-20 and U-23 team. In 2010, Seo joined the coaching staff of the senior team under manager Cho Kwang-rae. Since 2012, he has been a member of the coaching staff of the Suwon Samsung Bluewings, becoming the club's manager in 2013. Under his tenure, the Bluewings finished the 2014 and 2015 seasons as runner-ups and won the Korean FA Cup in 2016. The Cup Final was notable as it featured Suwon Samsung Bluewings and FC Seoul, one of the biggest K League rivalries. The match went into extra time after FC Seoul scored a goal in the 93rd minute, leveling the aggregate score to 3-3 over two legs. After a scoreless extra time period, the Cup Final was decided over penalties where Suwon Samsung Bluewings won 10-9. The FA Cup was Seo's first silverware of his managing career.

South Korea national football team results (1980–89)

This is a list of football games played by the Korea Republic national football team between 1980 and 1989. Korea Republic's score is shown first.

South Korea Squads
Cho Kwang-Rae managerial positions

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